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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Switzerland, Norway, Europe

    This paper presents a range of future, spatially explicit, land use change scenarios for the EU15, Norway and Switzerland based on an interpretation of the global storylines of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that are presented in the special report on emissions scenarios (SRES). The methodology is based on a qualitative interpretation of the SRES storylines for the European region, an estimation of the aggregate totals of land use change using various land use change models and the allocation of these aggregate quantities in space using spatially explicit rules.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Switzerland, Norway, Europe

    The structure of agricultural production and spatial patterns of agricultural land use in Europe are expected to face major changes over the next decades due to changes in global trade, technology, demography and policies. This paper presents a set of 25 scenarios comprising information on quantitative land use changes in Europe. The scenarios have been selected from studies with different foci, operating on both different spatial scales and different time horizons.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2003
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Mauritania, China, Australia, Ghana, Iceland, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, South Africa, Tunisia, India, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada

    Forests play major roles in climate change. They contribute carbon emissions when destroyed or degraded and they suffer from changing climate, drought and extreme weather. Managed sustainably, they can provide a unique environmental service by removing excess carbon from the atmosphere, storing it in biomass, soils and products. In addition, sustainably produced wood fuels offer an environmentally benign alternative to fossil fuels.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Norway, Switzerland, Japan, China, Mongolia, Asia

    The Country Programming Framework (CPF) for Mongolia 2012-2016 is the joint framework for strategic cooperation between the Government of Mongolia (GoM) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Mongolia.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Indonesia, Norway, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Nepal, Laos, Japan, Vietnam, Madagascar, Cameroon, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Americas, Africa

    <p>The information in the document corresponds to the situation in October 2014, for the most recent overview of UNFCCC FREL/FRL submissions please consult <a href="http://redd.unfccc.int/fact-sheets/forest-reference-emission-levels.html">this link.</a> </p> This document provides examples of emerging approaches to FREL/FRL development adopted in different contexts, including for demonstration activities by countries seeking to take actions to reduce GHG emissions or enhance forest

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2016
    Kenya, Switzerland, Japan, Zambia, Tanzania, Congo, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Finland, Papua New Guinea, Africa

    The Government of Kenya is in the process of establishing a National REDD+ Programme through the Kenya Forest Service (KFS). Two critical elements of the National REDD+ Programme are forest reference levels (FRL) and a National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS). This document describes the steps towards establishing the design of the NFMS and reference levels, through an enumeration and description of required tasks.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2015
    Switzerland, Germany, Peru, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Congo, Guyana, Colombia, Nepal, Mexico, Malaysia, Italy, Ecuador, Netherlands, Vietnam, Brazil

    The aim of this document is to help countries seeking to develop a REDD+ Forest Reference Emission Level and/or Forest Reference Level (FREL/FRL) under the UNFCCC. The document provides a structural overview of UNFCCC requirements for FREL/FRL construction, summarizing UNFCCC guidance and translating it into elements needed for FREL/FRL construction. A description of possible advantages and risks associated with different options for each of these elements is added to provide some practical considerations to FREL/FRL construction.

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